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San Joaquin deputies save autistic child in man-made lake

LATHROP, Calif. (KTXL) — San Joaquin deputies saved an autistic child who wandered away from his home in Lathrop on Tuesday. According to a San Joaquin press release, on Tuesday, shortly after 8 p.m, a missing 11-year-old child was reported and considered to be at risk due to being autistic and non-verbal. Soon after, a […]
LATHROP, CA
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Jenny Ko Killed in Rear-End Crash on Interstate 5 [Firebaugh, CA]

Multi-Car Collision on Nees Avenue Left 53-Year-Old Woman Dead. According to the reports, the incident happened around 2:17 p.m. at the Interstate 5 Freeway at Nees Avenue. Furthermore, investigators said a gray Kia Optima, a red Ford Bronco, a white Honda Accord, and a 2016 Nissan Murano collided for reasons currently unknown.
FIREBAUGH, CA
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Body recovered from ponding basin in Fresno County identified

CARUTHERS, Calif. (FOX26) — A water rescue operation ended following hours of searching for a swimmer who never surfaced from a ponding basin Monday afternoon in Fresno County. According to the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office, a father, his son, and a friend went swimming near Conejo and West Avenues...
FRESNO COUNTY, CA
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Identified: Swimmer from Fresno County ponding basin

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – The Fresno County coroner has identified the person that went missing from a Fresno County ponding basin. Around 4:15 p.m. Monday officials say they were called out to a ponding basin near Conejo and West avenues in Caruthers for a report of a possible drowning.
FRESNO COUNTY, CA
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After KVPR investigation of deaths, Coalinga State Hospital patient says medical care still flawed

Last July, a KVPR investigation revealed that an alarmingly high number of patients had died at Coalinga State Hospital (CSH), a state-run psychiatric hospital in western Fresno County. In 2020, the facility had the highest death rate of any state hospital or state prison, with the exception of a medical facility that takes on the state’s sickest prison inmates. Many at CSH pointed to inadequate medical care as a major culprit, which was confirmed by medical records and state documents.
FRESNO COUNTY, CA

3.3 Earthquake felt from Coalinga to SLO

Parkfield, Calif — The earthquake hit at 2:05 A.M. Friday morning a couple miles outside of Parkfield, California. Parkfield is known as the most seismic area in the world as it sits on the San Andreas fault line. There were no damage reports.
PARKFIELD, CA
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Valley Edition - June 24, 2022 - World Refugee Day, Coalinga State Hospital patient update, Cal Fire investigation, FOOSA philharmonic

On this week’s Valley Edition: An investigation by the California Newsroom shows Cal Fire fumbled key responsibilities to prevent wildfires despite its historically large budget. Plus, how patients are faring at Coalinga State Hospital. We follow up on a KVPR investigation from last year revealing an alarmingly high death...
COALINGA, CA
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